DTS Partners with castLabs to Create UltraViolet™ Surround Sound Experience
castLabs Suite of Products for UltraViolet Now Offers Enhanced
Entertainment on Connected Devices with DTS High-Performance Audio
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio technology,
today announced that it has partnered with castLabs—an
innovative mobile video technologies and services company—to integrate
DTS audio solutions into castLabs' UltraViolet™ compatible product
offers consumers breakthrough freedom and flexibility in how they watch
and collect home entertainment. The first-ever end-to-end common file
format tool kit—which consists of authoring tool, download service
(DSP), DASH-based streaming service (LASP) and playback application—now
incorporates DTS high-quality technology to deliver immersive surround
"Together with DTS we are leading the way in digital content creation
and distribution, as we continue to successfully meet the increasing
demands for digital entertainment that does not compromise premium sound
quality," said Michael Stattmann, managing director at castLabs. "The
UltraViolet Common File Format (CFF) is here to stay and through
strategic partnerships with superior technology partners like DTS, we
are enabling content providers and retailers to create and distribute
superior quality CFF digital entertainment content."
castLabs is the first company to provide an Android-based video player
fully compatible with the UltraViolet CFF format. The video player's
seamless integration with DTS technology enables consumers to enjoy
immersive surround sound at home and on-the-go. The UltraViolet-enabled
cloud service platform developed by castLabs is tailored to the
requirements of content providers and retailers, as it delivers the
necessary features to enable businesses to create and stream content
compliant with the UltraViolet standard. Integration of DTS technology
into these tools not only enables surround sound experience on portable
devices, but also supports playback in the living room, turning a
portable device into a personal media center.
Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer at
DTS, Inc., commented, "We're committed to ensuring digital entertainment
offers consumers the highest quality sound experience on any device and
believe our collaboration with castLabs will enable content creators and
retailers to deliver high-definition entertainment content with superior
audio quality across multiple devices."
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castLabs provides pioneering software, technologies and services for
digital video broadcasting and streaming systems all over the world. The
company markets their Video Service Delivery Platform (VSDP), containing
the first complete UltraViolet solution for retailers, complemented by
the first UltraViolet-enabled Android video player in addition to a
fully-fledged modular OMA BCAST implementation worldwide. castLabs'
solutions are based on internationally defined industry standards and
offer the highest possible level of security. Tailored to the needs of
major network operating companies, its solutions seamlessly integrate
into existing network and IT infrastructure and are ready to operate
shortly after installation, thereby providing for an attractive
cost-benefit profile and reduced complexity.
About DTS, Inc.
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) is dedicated to making digital entertainment
exciting, engaging and effortless by providing state-of-the-art audio
technology to hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics
products worldwide. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in multi-channel
audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc™ standard
and is now increasingly deployed in enabling digital delivery of movies
and other forms of digital entertainment on a growing array of
network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in home theaters,
car audio systems, PCs, game consoles, DVD players, televisions, digital
media players, set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music software and
every device capable of playing Blu-ray™ discs. Founded in 1993, DTS'
corporate headquarters are located in Calabasas, California with its
licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has
offices in Northern California, Washington, China, France, Hong Kong,
Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. For
further information, please visit www.dts.com.
DTS, the Symbol, and DTS and the Symbol together, are registered
trademarks of DTS, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their
respective owners. © 2012 DTS, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Source: DTS, Inc.
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